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I Was Married to a Sociopath

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    i have just found out my husband is a sociopath

    i am worried and scarred i always thought he was just a cofused man after his awful childhood but the past year has been so awful lying by saying he has cancer going away to say been admitted cancer ward but not telling me where intercepting my bank accounts and stealing and...
    tenovus tenovus 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    I was married to a sociopath in 2010.

    We stayed together for 3 years. It was the most miserable time of my life. I successfully divorced her (yes a female socio) this year. The last time I saw her was at our court date and she did an unbelievable number to my head. After realizing what I was dealing with, I did a...
    drwho4 drwho4 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Confronting His Sociopathy Is The Most Terrifying Thing I've Done

    I was introduced to my ex through a mutual friend who sang his praises about how he was the "smartest guy he knew." They'd attended a top law school together a decade before. Almost immediately after we met he began to woo me. It was all very romantic....dinners, handwritten...
    nylonfemme76 nylonfemme76 31-35 4 Responses Aug 28, 2011

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    My Sociopathic Former Husband

    For twenty years I convinced myself that he was just too smart for feelings or emotion. I convinced myself the masquerade that the world saw was real. Everyone thought he was brilliant, funny and charming, so why was he so cold to me? There was only one truth, it must be me. For...
    residueoflife residueoflife 46-50 1 Response Mar 29, 2013

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    The Federal Agent Sociopath

    I met him when I was 17. We dated for 5 years before we were married. When I think back on it, he lied alot then. He also would be missing and I could not find him some days without explaination. After marriage, we had fun. I found him lying for no reason, but i figured, no harm...
    emerald64 emerald64 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 22, 2012

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    Help I'm Married to a Sociopath and Don't Know What to Do

      I am not a sociopath but I believe my husband is.  I am in the process of getting divorced and I am also pregnant with his child.  He has been abusive physically, emotionally and verbally which is why I am divorcing him.  He is great at manipulating people...
    kikikyta kikikyta 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 1, 2009

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    Do I Know What Happend?

    No. Can I explain it? No. Am I glad that the nightmare is finally over? abso-freaking-lutely! I met my husband, we're separated now, 6 years ago. I was 21, and just out of a terrible relationship with someone that was also probably a sociopath, but that's another story. We dated...
    fallingwthgrace fallingwthgrace 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 24, 2011

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    Help

    i am mother of 4 wonderful kids although severly messed up as a direct result of their father my soon hopefully to be x husband molesting and raping them for years I never seen this it totally came out over time and i mean in tiny little increments now here is where i am and...
    michellelangmack michellelangmack 31-35 2 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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    Actually I still am married to a sociopath.

    I have prayed and hoped that she would somehow change, but I know that isn't going to happen. I have to save myself. She has been having an on going affair for quite some time. I have digital recording of her talking to one of her girlfriends about, and she of course denies...
    john83815 john83815 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    The 10-year Nightmare: Married To A Sociopathic Woman

    I am finally divorcing my wife of nearly 11 years. I started the process last summer and she refuses to agree or settle. For the entire time I was married to her, I tried desperately to make things better and figure out what the problem was in my marriage. The low point, and...
    dukearthur2011 dukearthur2011 36-40 17 Responses Apr 8, 2011

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    Finally Free!!!!!

    I was married to a sociopath for ten long years! I was only nineteen when I fell in love with my now ex husband. I became pregnant almost right away, too soon for me to realize what  he really was. On top of his personality disorder he also had a drug addiction which his...
    rosalielac rosalielac 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 23, 2010

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    Help I'm Married to a Sociopath and Don't Know What to Do

      I am not a sociopath but I believe my husband is.  I am in the process of getting divorced and I am also pregnant with his child.  He has been abusive physically, emotionally and verbally which is why I am divorcing him.  He is great at manipulating people...
    kikikyta kikikyta 22-25, F 17 Responses Sep 1, 2009

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    Married To A Sociopath

    I am now married to a sociopath, I am lied to about everything including the air he breaths...I found out he has 2 children and doesnt even see them..I had no idea!...I have been with him for almost 3 years..at first eveything was great...then i would see a lie or two ignore it...
    deana34 deana34 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 15, 2009

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    But now I'm just like forget it IDC if it happens ima just let it happen
    HisMainCHICK HisMainCHICK 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I know, that's not supposed to be possible. People say it's not possible, that I'm deluding myself. I'm looking for a way out, I secretly hate her, we must have a sexless...
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    I am 2 days from being 23 years old and am married to a childhood best friend. We married one year ago, almost to the day. He has always been incredibly close to my family and...
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    I was married before I graduated from high school, divorced, and pregnant before I was legally able to drink alcohol so I've had more than a few great lessons prior to reaching...
    PricelessJourney PricelessJourney 31-35, F Nov 14

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    Ok so here we go again. I'm ready to go on with my story. Just for those who have not read my previous posts, this is my fourth one. Anyway, so I was almost 18 when me and the guy...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F Nov 16

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    I have been married twice. I was married the first time for 23 years. I lost my first husband to cancer. I was a widow for only a short period of time. I have been married for...
    oldernudistwifeandmom oldernudistwifeandmom 51-55, F 6 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Well hi I'm not sure how many people will read this but jut thought I would share. If you are in a relationship with a married man its probably a bad idea. It's taboo and against...
    shayhenager shayhenager 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 29

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    I grew and grew to like the guy. I really liked him a lot. There was moments we talked about meeting and having s.ex. Going on dates. I liked a lot. He liked me a lot. I asked him...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Nov 12

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    My 5th post. If you are reading my posts I just need to say that if any part of my story sounds like a blame game, that's not the intention. Throughout the last 21 years of my life...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 16

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    At the time we were friends and now we are not. She slept with this guy she meet at the bar the first time they met. At the time she didn't know he was married. Then they slept...
    Deuz Deuz 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    I WAS Married And he was attached In Long Term Emotional Affair Since 2008
    tila8 tila8 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    Married for an year now, but I am yet not into it He is not concerned though He is ok with anything, he says his job is much demanding in terms of time and he has lot of things to...
    deathdidusapart deathdidusapart 26-30, F 6 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    It's been a year since I last posted. I had an online affair with a woman I met on EP. I fell in love with her. My wife found out and I broke it off. I haven't spoken to her in a...
    aaw7395 aaw7395 41-45, M 10 hrs ago

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    I still don't believe I am a sociopath, the person that diagnosed me doesn't have the right to give me a label created by someone. Labels are away for people to cauterize into...
    Eslade Eslade 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 30

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    Sociopathic/psychopathic Parents Hi there! I’ve been doing a research on sociopathic/psychopathic parenting and I’d be extremely grateful if you kindly and honestly answered...
    masset masset 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 2

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    I was young and showed signs of a sociopath even though no one wanted to call a child a sociopath and so they treated me for years and I guess I made progress so I'm not in a...
    VivianDarrkbloom VivianDarrkbloom 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    I'm an insanely pure hearted, chaotic good sociopath. I can't shaee my mind with anyone because I'd be murdered for all the violent and disturbing things I have to share that would...
    Blacksheepdown Blacksheepdown 22-25, M 4 Responses Nov 19

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    I recently date a sociopath. He was attentive, we had shared friends, and although we were in a LDR through social media and skyping and calls, I never had a clue. He wasn't...
    lbazinga lbazinga 41-45, F Nov 2

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    So, I'm not quite sure what the point of this board is. I mean, I know who it's for, but not what. A good portion of efforts here are directed at calling out fakers or finding some...
    alwaysandneverendeavor alwaysandneverendeavor 22-25, M Nov 1

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    I am bored. I am a narcissistic sociopath and I will answer some questions if you want. if they are stupid I will ignore you
    poolcue poolcue 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 6

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    Do you believe there is a spectrum with sociopathy?
    KingApathy KingApathy 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 11

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    This group reminds of jocks telling the nerds they can’t sit at their table during lunch because they’re not cool enough. Most of you (not everyone) seem so concerned about...
    ColdCalculator ColdCalculator 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My shock was finding out how far this person was willing to go to get their way. Elaborate lies ! The enjoyment in their facial expressions when they pulled something over on...
    andi0507 andi0507 56-60 Nov 17

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    I'm thinking about switching majors. I most likely won't, because I've done far too much work on the science track to throw it all away and pursue some crappy career as a lawyer...
    WhoAmI613 WhoAmI613 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Share some insight with your fellow soc, The traditional triad of psychopathy, or whatever name you choose to acknowledge it as, consists of 'cruelty to animals,' 'fire starting...
    alwaysandneverendeavor alwaysandneverendeavor 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 9

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    So,it's another Friday night and I'm waiting for the dude I'm sleeping with to get here, I thought to myself let's take a ride on the crazy train. Funny I think of him as the dude...
    Justme2387 Justme2387 41-45, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Eugenics, anybody? I was going to leave it as that ^ but they wanted me to make the post longer.
    MrOllie MrOllie 26-30, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life, basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life, basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Nov 11

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life, basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life, basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Nov 11

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life, basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 11

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